Tagged: sea

Rare dumbo octopus footage

The rarely observed, ghostly white cephalopod delights scientists remotely exploring an underwater volcano. Most species of Grimpoteuthis live at depths of at least 3,000 to 4,000 metres with some living up to 7,000 metres...

8 unusual experiences to have in Iceland

As the land of fire, ice, Northern Lights, and cheap flights, it’s no wonder Iceland has become one of the world’s most popular destinations. From 2000 to 2014, the number of foreign visitors has...

Melibe Viridis

Meet the carnivorous sea slug that uses its huge, gelatinous head as a fishing net to catch its prey, while floating around on 13 leg-like appendages that altogether make it look like the best...

30 days timelapse at sea

30 Days of Timelapse, about 80,000 photos combined. 1500GB of Project files. Route from Red Sea — Gulf of Aden — Indian Ocean — Colombo — Malacca Strait — Singapore — South East China...

Deep sea nightmare

A Russian trawlerman named Roman Fedortsov has been sharing images of some of the fascinating, peculiar and occasionally nightmarish creatures from the depths that have been turning up in his fishing nets. Fedortsov’s trawler operates...

Crabs shell exchange

Most hermit crab species have long, spirally curved abdomens, which are soft, unlike the hard, calcified abdomens seen in related crustaceans. The vulnerable abdomen is protected from predators by a salvaged empty seashell carried...

Blue-ringed octopus

Blue-ringed octopuses are among the deadliest animals in the sea. Throughout their range in Australia and the eastern Indo-Pacific, several humans suffer bites each year. Unfortunately, some of these are fatal. In Australia where...

What’s inside the undersea internet cable?

Did you know there are over 250 internet cables under the oceans of the world? What’s Inside? cuts in half a cable to see the amazing cross section! The majority of the cable protects...

6 Things to know about seaweed

Seaweed may not be your first (or even second) choice as an appetizer, entrée, or snack, but in some parts of the world, seaweed is a regular part of the diet. In Scandinavia, seaweed...